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bail and was released that same night. the u.s. attorney's office and san francisco da are working out who will try the case. stern is not his attorney but says the deputy faces a rough road. >> courts have been known to deafuate and come down more hashly on law enforcement officers based on an expectation that's higher than the general public. >>> deputy's first court appearance is set for next monday. >>> to oakland where defense attorneys for the accused gunmen at a mass shooting say the suspect is not fit for trial. a psychologist claims he's a paranoid schizophrenic and cannot understand court proceedings. the victim's families say he shouldn't get away with it. >> he shouldn't be a coward. let him own up to what he did. >> reporter: the defense needs a second psychoyacht tick opinion and there is a delay in the case because he asked for an interpreter. >>> a follow-up on the arrest of a southern california man at a security check point. officials say he was wearing a watch that looks like a trigger for an explosive device. the 49-year-old went to court and learned the coun
,700 people without power. i just talked to p and g and they tell us there's about 150 customers in the dark. they expect to have them back online by 7:00 a.m. >>> storm number one went through during the morning commute. it made a mess. it was wet and windy the check out the rainfall totals. not a heavy rain event as far as winter storms, but it was went. over an inch in santa rosa. what does it mean? well we're doing real well year to date. 102% in santa rosa. 106% of average in san francisco. 59% of average in san jose. here's a promise i will make you. when we come back on monday, all the averages are going to be well over 100% of average. 100, 125% of average. your complete forecast coming up. >>> crews worked to remove a tree that is leaning on some power lines. >> there was kind of a flash boom and the power went out. >> the tree that fell is in the 1300 block of brown street and came down during the high winds and rain this morning. neighbors say it took pg&e nearly four hours to arrive and turnoff the power. >> the lake is full. at 100% of capacity before today's rain which is expec
. happening now, paul chambers is life and tells us this one day strike is actually going to last a lot five days, paul? >> reporter: that is correct, gassi, it's been eight days, and this is the nurses union and you can see that they're taking part in the final rally today as they're in the picket line for the second time since may 2011. they're loud and want to be heard. around 3200 nurses took part in this one day strike. these nurses hit the streets at 7:00 this morning. >> 85% of those nurses that are coming here to work during the strike have been with us before on previous strikes. so we are very confident in the level of care that they provide. >> it's very sad that they're willing to spend millions of dollars on these nurses and not on their nurses, who are really what make their hospital. >> reporter: they're asking that they make 100 major concessions, including changes to paid sick leave and out of pocket costs for health care. they're asking for clear concessions but in most cases, they're in line with, or better than u.s. health care benefits. >> that's what we want to be taken
sent to us. the entire football field was covered. >>> and the front brought up to 18-inches of snow in the sierra. that meant increased hazards for drivers. at this hour, chains are required. some sierra resorts are open opening ski runs later this month. they say they got a foot of new snow over the past 24 hours and their new snow making machines are adding everyone more. >>> and a ktvu.com you will find tools to track the weather any time including the forecast for your city. also live radar for storm tracker ii. >>> new video tonight of a fatal drive by shooting in oakland. witnesses tell us a car pulled up next to the victim's car. a person got out but unloaded shots into the vehicle where the teen was sitting. the shooting happened just after 7:00 on 26th avenue in the fruitvale. witnesses say the victim was a teenage boy who lived in the neighborhood. his name has not yet been released. there's no description so far of the shooter or the get away car. >>> president obama addressed the so called fiscal cliff today in his first public comment since election night. he said that
, everyone. i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. police tell us, thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. some refer to it as blackout wednesday. some officials say it is second only to new years for drunk driving violations. leave in petaluma, he found college students getting together for cocktails, and police getting together for a busy night. >> reporter: you can see behind me on this blackout wednesday, people are already out having a good time. we have a long ways to go. police are just hoping people don't party too much. >> these college age women are home for thanksgiving and are catching out over a drink called a swamp water. >> just back in town and hanging out. >> just a good feeling to come home. petaluma is a good town to come home to. >> the bars are just packed. i don't know why everyone wants to drink so much a night before eating a bunch of turkey. >> reporter: sometimes, the celebrations go too far. this was the scene two years ago. >> we had problems with bars overserving. young people, fights. you know, dui's. >> reporter: extra officers will
key groups: minorities and the use vote for key in obama's reelection. democratic party staff and volunteers in san francisco were busy clearing the campaign office as the people came by searching for obama signs and taking pictures to remember this moment in history. >> oh, i was walking by and i voted for obama and i wanted to remember that i voted for obama so i'm picking these up to take home. >> reporter: it was an emotional evening as thousands of students watched the election results. without the youth vote, the president might not have been reelected. the exit poll from fox news says that he was overwhelming support from people under 30, 64% for obama, 30% for obama. >> the numbers don't lie. >> reporter: political analyst randy shanavil says that this is a reflection of the changing demographic. he was getting support from 93% of blacks, 71% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. >> the republicans are not clicking with those groups and if those groups grow and republican policies stay the same, they're going to continue to lose the votes. >>> we have gays, lesbians, asians
money. i will save you. >> my name is the morning after ferry. >> reporter: others told us this is their first castro halloween. >> i'm actually from san diego. moved to the bay area, and this is where it's at. >> reporter: one man performed the gangnam style dance. at this hour, the mood remains festive despite the small turn out. amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new video tonight of an accident in santa rosa. the children were in a crosswalk with their parents when they were struck by a vehicle. it happened about 7:30 on north dutten avenue near west 8th street. police tell us the 10-year-old boy, and 4-year-old girl were transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the driver stopped, and is cooperating with authorities. >>> a steady rain also fell on san francisco tonight. which areas are being hit hardest, and what to expect tomorrow in 9 minutes. >>> halloween in san francisco paled in comparison to the massive celebration of the world series champion san francisco giants today. more than a million spectatorred turned out. even though this is the
. and janet, you tell us that this strike is turning up the heat to this company and leading to illustrates demise? >> reporter: lets. actually this is a distribution site for hostess twinkies and other snacks. and as you can see, the protesters are here and they say that they'll be here 24- hours until the company agrees to give them more dough. workers chanted near a delivery line outside of hostess' factory in oakland. >> we're taking the brunt for the mistakes of the ceos, but we're the ones taking all the consultants. >> reporter: most of the plant's 71 workers are on a strike. hostess brands which makes twinkies, cup cakes, ho-ho, and other bread products, filed for bankruptcy, and it involves an 8% pay cut. contributions to medical benefits. no overtime or holiday way. >> i have three kids, i have two girls and one boy. i have two in college right now. >> at least half of theme piece were supposed to retire this year and last year and they weren't able to retire because of the stop in the pension so they won't be able to retire. >> reporter: the factory closed due to the strike and t
in the day when it was hard to find a store that was open on thanksgiving. well, toys r us are having special hours today, they opened at 8:00. and just about an hour ago, there were about half a dozen people in the line. ask now it extends about three dozen or more people down the line. sears and walmart will be opening at 8:00. target plans to open at 9:00, that is three hours earlier than last year, and other stores such as best buy are sticking to their midnight times, but they're offering up deep discounts, like laptops up to $180 to draw people in, people who are waiting are saying that it's worth it for the deals, and some away they came for the fun of it, but certainly during they say tough economic times, they're looking for some of the deals as these stores want to keep these lines running. >> now we go to kara lou with that best buy in emeryville with why experts say that online shopping could affect the black friday turn out this year. >> reporter: well, heather this is one of the healthier lines, and as the wraps around the store. more than 165 people in line. but customers tell
. but we begin with debora villalon who tells us truck drivers may have to find other routes. >> reporter: as rain is going to start out, wind will be a bigger problem than rain to start out. and in some of the bay area bridges wind can be a big hazard. behind this big rig, this offer knows it's not going to be such a smooth drive. >> if the wind becomes too substantial, and if it's causing vehicles to topple over or that's a concern then the bridge will be shut down for big riggs and high profile vehicles. >> in storms like this we do expect there to be some power outages. >> reporter: pg & e also bracing, bringing winds down before winds do it. still crews can't get every branch so a flashlight with fresh batteries should be a must. creeks are way downright now. still sandbags are at the ready and san anselmo is sending out alerts. >> i think my first teammate is coming in 24 hours ago. >> they're pretty secure here, they're not going to go over. >> reporter: it might be a time to baton down the christmas decorations so they're not wrecked by the bridge. this nevato homeowner says her c
, to contra costa county. p.g. is telling us that there are about 15,000 customers that lost power this evening in the bay area, but again it was rain throughout the first half of the day. and boy, that's exactly what our chief meteorologist bill martin called for. bill, you told us that it would clear up by noon, and it did. >> [inaudible] that gave us a break -- the heaviest an inch of rain -- the upshot to that, the rainfall came under the estimates. so the rain not as heavy as expected. so that's good for the first of these heavy weather systems. if you take a look at the rainfall systems, heavy rain, but livermore, quarter of an inch. just an inch of rain in lowland. we're getting a break, there's the system as it moves out of the area. and you see that blue sky, we're going to get about scoffers of dry in the bay area. we've got all the live radars going, we've got reno, and sacramento, and looking for rain, the next system's going to come in here and it's going to come in as twice as strong as the other. i'm going to have all the details when i come back. i'm going to time t
a home in a neighborhood of million dollars homes. amber lee is live now to tell us what happened. >> reporter: investigators are still on scene making sure there are no flair ups. the fire started here and spread next door. the fire broke out around 7:00 tonight on firmwood. neighbors told me dinner was interrupted by the smell of fire. they initially thought it was someone's fireplace that is until they looked outside. >> this house was on fire like i've never seen before. it was the most frightening thing i had ever seen. it was unbelievable how hot and bright it was. i could feel the intensity on my face. it was out of control. >> reporter: fire crews said when they arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. the assistant fire chief tells us the house was unoccupied and currently under construction. making it hard for firefighters to go in. >> to protect our members, there were no people, only property, we fought it from outside to protect our people. >> reporter: neighbors tell us they suspect roofers caused the fire. >> they were working on the roof, they were using a bi
's locker room. firefighters didn't take any chances inside using self- contained breathing apparatuses. personal trainer told me what happened right before they evacuated about 150 people from the building. >> one of my other clients came up to me and said, hey marlon there's something really strong in the bathroom. really strong and burning sensation, her eyes were burning and her -- she was coughing right after. >> reporter: a firefighter told me about 45 minutes ago that the odor was caused by eucalyptus room. the symptoms dissipate about an hour and a half. all of the victims went home and not to the hospital. i just we -- i just went back in and talked to club staff and they told me they will close at their regular hour at 11:00 and open at 5:00 in the morning. they also told me that the locker room is back open. >>> a sink hole opened up this afternoon swallowing the back wheels of a truck. the incident happened about 4:30 today. these pictures from a neighborhood blog show the large truck stuck in that hole. it is still unclear what caused the sinning hole or when it will be f
. and amber lee is going to show us why the morning commute is going to be a mess but we begin with jana katsuyama with where the heaviest rain has been falling so far. >> reporter: it's been a downpour here. crews have been here trying to clear out the leaves and the debris from low lying areas and we are on third street where you can see the road dips down. that's the area where police are concerned about. they're expecting for a lot of rain to fill this area. water has already saturated the ground and more rain keeps falling. >> during intense rainfalls it rises rapidly. >> reporter: fire officials say people should be weary of streams and rivers as well as pooling water and flooding. >> if you find standing water and you cannot tell how deep it is do not drive through it. it doesn't take a lot of water to either move a vehicle or float a vehicle. >> reporter: tonight just a small pile of sand remains at the municipal yard. trash cans strategically marked and placed around the move to catch any leaks from heavy rain. in heelsburg rain fell on the russian river where rain is expected
and beautiful and of course then it was a downed all. >> and, chief meteorologist bill martin will let us know how long is rain showers will be with us. up in the sierra, snow is falling. they say they could see snow as low as 3000 feet. they are live along interstate 80 right now. >> is awfully chilly right now. as you look out here we are getting light snowfall right now. it's about at 85200 feet. we've had a few inches of snow collecting on the roadway and this is westbound interstate 80. right now the spot is clear that we have seen some folks driving too fast for the conditions. >> 100 pieces of equipment including the snowplow are mobilized. caltrans also has 130 130 crewmembers working around the clock. >>> and they have had at least eight spinoffs within a half- hour stretch. >> we worried it would happen happen. >> chain controls went into effect just before three from the exit east of cold blacks all the way to the donner lake interchange. >> just a little bit of the whitney is an wet fingers. >> but those getting stuck in traffic going through the sierra mountains were not too ups
't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son after they were reunited with each other. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> where did you go? >> to my friend's house. >> reporter: ren told us that he went to a different friend's home. and that he didn't want to call his
inclined to speak with us outside the courtroom. >> he will prove his innocence outside of the cot. >> reporter: he's due back in court on september 17th. david stevenson, ktvu news. >> a the search is on for two armed men who held up the joyeria on story road near king road about 10:15. police say the men walked into the store wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts. at some point, a man fired at the store owner, she returned fire, and then the owner chased the men from the store. >> well, we have officers looking for witnesses, others are searching for video, possibly helping us in the investigation and we also have officers canvassing the area looking for possible suspects. >> nobody was hurt, the investigators say that the men ran from the scene without taking anything. at this point police have not been able to find them. >>> a 14-year-old girl was struck by a pickup truck today while riding her bike at redwood city. the bike made a right turn from jefferson avenue to alameda, and the girl attended woodside high school and the accident is under investigation, and the driver is sa
originated who asked us not to show his face. he said flames erupted out of control from his fireplace. the fire did start there but not sure what cause today to spread. >> the fire was accidental and not suspicious in nature. >> reporter: fire officials say accidental fires can be common during the holiday season. with the colder weather and the extra use of lights and candles. they hope an incident like this one will remind people to be extra cautious. robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the coast guard rescuers were called out on the bay today to help voters if distress. human and animal. the cabin cruiser started taking on water near the marina at 12:30 this afternoon. the people on board called 911. rescuers arrived to find a group of people along with a going, cat and snake. >> there were eight people on board. they all had personal flowtation devices on so they would have been safe enough in the cold water. it is pret calm conditions out here on the bay today, too. >> nobody was hurt. a broken dry shaft seal is being blamed for that problem. >>> now to oakland where the polic
of the dead and honors those no longer with us including loved ones and ancestors. amber lee is with us to show us the roots of this tradition. >> reporter: we're live where people have set up altars like this one. but the main attraction is the annual procession through the streets of the mission. all eyes were drawn to the aztec dancers and their colorful head gear witnessed by hundreds in the procession many with candles. the spirit of ancestors come to visit once a year on this day. >> i'm teeling -- feeling very happy and feel great to showcase our culture. >> they have the food and drink that they love and things like that to honor the dead. >> reporter: this woman told us the tradition of face paint appealed to her as she honored her friend robert yagey killed in a bicycling accident years ago. >> i love that people come together to make art in the name of someone they love to create something beautiful, you know when things are seemingly falling apart. >> reporter: this woman built an altar if her late son-in-law and deceased family members. >> this is like bringing them back
that police were looking for a hit-and-run driver. the cyclist told us he suffered a major concussion. he also lost his bike, which he says was stuck to the front of the vehicle. the damaged bike was later found. police say the woman apologized, but is being charged with felony hit-and- run. her name still hasn't been released. >>> more problems tonight for toyota. the company is recalling hundreds of thousands of prius hybrids. many prius owners are just now hearing about this recall. >> reporter: frank, many toyota customers told us they bought a prius because of its gas mileage and dependability. tonight, school teacher marian mark drove her 2007 prius to the downtown toyota of oakland dealership to get her tires checked. she told us she wasn't aware of the latest recall. >> if there's a recall, i'm glad they're being honest and hoping to fix it. >> reporter: toyota is voluntarily recalling 600,000 priuses in the u.s. the 2004 through 2009 models. the problem is a potentially defective steering wheel. of the same cars, 300,000 may also have a faulty water pump that may cause the prius to st
. and this is bay area news at 7:00. happening now, caralou on montgomery street. they tells us that it comes amidst. >> reporter: well act protest and a counterprotest here and across the street earlier. wrapped up just about 30 minutes ago. and police had to step in at least once. now about 150 folks were out here in front of the israeli consulate, holding signs and the mega phones. this is what the activists called an emergency protest. their emergency: stop the war on gaza, and they meant to protest the u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before, israel being the aggressor against palestine. >> u.s. aid to israel should be ended because they have the most powerful armyand continues to receive at least $3 billion a year in u.s. military aid. >> reporter: and a counterprotest was organized and police made their presence known, trying to diffuse the situation. pro israel groups out here, also with flags and signs, they didn't nearly have the same number saying that their demonstration was if together quickly. but they believe that hama is in their hand. i coul
was wearing oversize boots. the deputies say the watch device could have been used to trigger a bomb. >>> new at 7:00 tonight. the deadly contphreubgt in gaza between israeli forces and hamas -- conflict in gaza between israeli forces and hamas. we are live now with the passionate sides. >> reporter: gasia, because of what is happening half a world away there was a heated conversation here in front of the israeli consulate. >> reporter: hundreds of palestinians and supporters crowded the sidewalk on month to say their peace. >> each side blames the other. this man says he has family in gaza that is under israeli attack. >> my sister she just got married recently. talking to her husband she can hear the bombs land next to them. >> reporter: they kept them away from each other across the street. >> some palestinian supporters made their way to the israeli side where they were met with vocal opposition. hundreds of fired rocket attacks this year. >> and each one of those rocket attacks is a double war crime. first, because 100% of them are aimed at israeli civilians and the second thing they
have live team coverage for you tonight. mark has been tracking this latest sim em all day for us but we first go to jade hernandez live in castro valley. >> reporter: it has been raining steadily for quite sometime. minutes ago there was a downpour and it tapered off. we are along stanton avenue and you can see traffic [ inaudible ]. we are been driving all over. why don't you take a look at this. we've been finding pockets of rain coming down pretty hard. [ inaudible ] >> this weather is real slow. >> it can't be real bad. you can come over here and watch the rain and hang out the fellas and get your hair cut. it is all good. >> these are pictures that we took earlier in the day in a soggy san rafael as you can see here. we'll have much more on this rainy weather when we check in with our meteorologist mark. >>> despite the rainy weather, holiday travel and people flying in and out of airports are experiencing minor delays. oakland and san jose have gate holds or arrival delays of 15 minutes or less and san francisco is also running smoothly tonight but about 10% of flights have
dozens of demonstrators on the uc berkeley camp us protesting. there's a police blocked off the entrance. we are told involve test -- involve test -- several protesters are inside at this hour. this happened about 4:00 this afternoon and occupy call blog says that's when six students chained their necks to the doors on the sixth floor of that building. you see poli officers there on the scene not allowing anyone in or out. we were able to talk to university officials in just the past half hour they told us they are unaware of what motivated this protest. they tell us this building is vacant and is else seth to be demolished in the coming mites because it is not safe. we will stay on top of developing situation. you see a large number of students at the hall where it is now being closed off by police. more information coming up on the 10:00 news. that protest coincide with the a appointment of a new chancellor. the uc board of chancellor confirmed the appointment. he is currently an executive vice president and dean at columbia where we worked as a profess of history. he starts in june of
for this day, but change is on the horizon. meteorologist rosemary orozco will run it down for us later in this news cast. >>> on the east coast residents recovering from last week's massive storm are now bracing for another. more than 1 million homes in new jersey and new york are still without power. now forecasters are warning about a nor'easter expected to hit wednesday. this next storm is expected to bring rain, wind, and freezing temperatures to the region. authorities say it could also cause more power out ajs. >>> so life in the northeast is beginning to return to normal. more than 1 million students returned to school today after week-long closure due to last week's superstorm. most but not all schools were reopened today. in the hardest-hit areas, dozens of schools remain closed due to structural damage and power issues. >>> san jose place say a 23-year-old man is now under arrest for this past weekend's fatal shooting of a father of three. investigators say gal have a knew the victim, 2-year-old robert. investigators say it appears gal van and agulto got into some kind of arg
story 7:00, jana is live at the museum and tells us one person was arrested but police do not consider it to be the main suspect. >> that's right, gasia. i spoke with museum staff, and they tell me that even though one person was arrested, they still have not recovered any of the items that were stolen from the museum. they do have surveillance video and say it peer apierce that this crime was planned out in advance. staff were told to report to a meeth this morning where they learned about the theft. the director says someone broke into the history gallery about midnight setting off alarms. the museum has 24-hour security so the three guards on site called police. >> there was damage at the point of entry where the burglars entered and there were several artifacts taken from display cases and those cases were damages but luckily no one hurt. >> the director says police responded within three minutes but found no one. >> unfortunately it seems that these burglars knew what they were looking for, they had tiefd objects and came well prepared to they were in and out very quickly. >> muse
. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >> we have to find some ways to use that word, which some are disdainful of berks you which i see in an enormously confident sense, and that word is compromise. >> this isn't something that i'm going drawing lining in the sand. he's not going to draw any lines in the sand, i don't believe. >> reporter: compromise may be what voters want, but republicans may be seeming to decide if compromise not only works for the cou
. >> hello and welcome to update news. >> thank you for joining us. san jose state's football team a winning season this year. the fans are coming to the stadium but not necessarily to watch the football game. lexi? >> that's right, tyler. you'd think a winning season mes rushing in to spartans stadium. as i've learned, that's not the case. football is not the only reason fans come to spartan stadium on saturdays. students like katie dunn go for the tailgate. >> i don't know, i feel like everyone is having a better time at the tailgate. when not a lot of people go it's not as much fun. >> that's exactly what spartan football is lacking, the support. sophomore john wearing a beer helmet says even if he does go in, he won't stay for the full game. >> oh, absolutely. every time at halftime i get wao tired and i have to pass out and go to sleep. >> some students say they're more interested in drinking hard alcohol, beer, and listening to music than cheering on their spartans. >> the more people that drink, the more of a possibility someone may use bad judgment, may get hurt or injured or suffer
lots in morgan hill. one witness at ktvu told he used a stun gun on her. >> so i saw sparks coming from the side, they looked like little electrical lines. >> reporter: sources tell us that stun gun is the main evidence connecting the then 17- year-old to see torres to the attack. his link to the lamar case makes him evening more relieved. >> we've heard about had link before, but now that they've brought the charges against him, i think that definitely gives our community a little bit more peace. >> reporter: the analysts and his father say that the two case are very much connected and hopes it leads to more tips. >> these are positive developments, they're building the case against him, trying to show a pattern. >> maybe this will get people to finally speak up and realize that there was a monster in our community and now he's going it finally bed prosecuted for the crimes he committed. >> reporter: torres is going to be tried san adult, and this family inclined to comment. >> we have an update tonight often a hit and run accident in san francisco's presideo, a woman has vended and u
to the airport make sure you come ahead. >>> well the splash showers have hit most of us for the day over the north bay. over the last hour we have seen the system finally begin to shift over the central bay. we will show you again we've got steady rain continuing over the north bay and as we look along the peninsula we have rain headed this way. now from san francisco down to san mateo. and it's now crossing over the east bay with oakland reporting a few light showers here. as we get into the evening hours we're going watch this system continue to push to the south and as it does it will continue to bring us rain into the north bay we've seen anywhere from 3-10á7b9 and i will tell you how long this system is going to stick around. >>> highway patrols investigating a fatal cash that left one woman dead. it happened about 2:20 this afternoon. an suv veered into a disabled car and that car was pushed into traffic and overturned. the woman inside the disabled car was ejected. >>> workers of the port of oakland are applauding ending agreement that crippled their operations today. late this a
valley mobile-home park in pacheco. firefighters got the call just after 11:00 a.m.. neighbors used whatever they could to try to help. >> that tree right there, if they hadn't watered that down, it would have come over and got my home. >> reporter: no one was inside at the time, but next door neighborhood penny kirby who says the woman who lived there with her son lost everything. >> he i went oh, my god, you know? she has been here, maybe ten years. she has lost her husband, you know and now her home. it's like oh, i feel so, so sorry for her. >> reporter: to give you an idea of the intensity of the fire, right next door we can show you where the side of the cooler was actually bubbling from the heat. three engineer companies with the contra costa county fire protection district arrived in minutes and kept the flames from spreading to other homes, but firefighters acknowledged that they will soon have to do more with less. department plans to close four stations in january after voters said no to a new parcel tax designed to fill a $16 million budget hole. >> a couple of the un
tells us again that every time it rains, slow down. live in novato, ken wayne. >>> moisture has been pushing on shore all day. but the dynamics are just now arriving. you saw ken wayne in the frontal system. the main dynamics, the main rain but it's heading out. first thing we point out is all the moisture. it's been wet all day. the dynamics are now just reaching the bay. you see some of the heaviest rain near millvalely. i got reports of heavy rainfall, maybe a quarter inch an hour rainfall out toward san rafael as well as out toward richmond. check out san francisco in the outer richmond, the outer sunset. the in is falling out toward the loan mountain. you have rain out toward daily city and the bay view district and showers now down toward shark park in pacifica and san francisco airport. drop across the bay over toward emeryville up in broadway terrace. you have showers up in orinda as well. these showers now are starting to increase and they will continue to increase as we go through the next hour so as this system starts to work its way south. this is the general motion. it
. >> reporter: johnson told us where he would like to see police focus patrols. jackson put jerry brown on the spot asking for help to stop the violence. >> he said he would do it and it's happening tonight. so we're thankful for all that we can get. >> yeah, we're being robbed. >> reporter: this woman says she's operated a beauty shop in east oakland for 20 years. >> we really need it, we really need it. best thing to ever happen. >> reporter: in the past these extra patrols usually take place on the weekends. bishop jackson tells us crime spikes wednesday through sunday and that's when most officers are needed. amber lee, ktvu news. >>> ahead in 15 minutes the outpouring of support for an oakland shopkeeper gunned down in a robbery last night. how family members hoped to find their killer. >>> police credit a tactical units for getting six guns off the street. officers say one man had two guns, the special tactical unit is designed to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest
as well as community activists. the message stop the war in gaza and end u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before with israel the aggressor against the palestinian people. >> i think there's been a false demonstration that israel is retaliating. in fact, already there are far more palestinian casuals than there are israeli. >> reporter: proisrael groups staged a counter protest. >> i am here because i was in israel in 2009 when the rockets first hit. and then it was really, really horrible. >> the jewish community does not want to see this escalate into a full out war but israel has a right to defend its citizens. >> reporter: the san francisco police department had a lot of extra barricades on hand as well as nearly 20 officers on scene just in case. the protest lasted about 90 minutes during the evening rush hour and ended with no injuries and no arrests. in san francisco, cara liu, channel 2 news. >>> a veteran correspondent who is in the middle east says it feels like war. bombs sounded ke thunder in gaza city tonight. israel has launched a
rasmussen and he tells us getting around requires a lot of patience, eric. >> reporter: it certainly did tonight. julie right now we're down to just the slightest mist but the rain was coming down at a good clip. actually talked to some people who said they tried to wait out the run and the rain in the afternoon commute. but when they got on the roads tonight they still got stuck in some heavy traffic. wet roads and rattled nerves had some drivers waiting an hour or more just to get across the bay bridge from san francisco to oakland. >> how's your commute going tonight? >> sucks. >> it's not a good commute. >> reporter: drivers in the east bay shared that frustration. chopper2 captured this massive back up on 580 near liver mother this afternoon even after crews cleared a big rig crash on the highway. parts of the north bay saw some of the heaviest rain tonight but it did not stop natalie from walking her two husky, max and burne. >> there's a story about the two mischievous boys. >> reporter: and they're out in the rain. >> dragging me as usual. where i live over here it floods a bit.
three hours earlier this year. at toys are us, there were deals at 8:00 p.m. >> we like the toys and markers and stuff like that. >> there is a train set we want for my kids. >> thanksgiving day is becoming a bargain hunter's holiday, sears opened its doors, people in oakland lining up at 4:30 to get fifty inch televisions for $300. in dublin there were lines and people hoping to get laptops for $180 and that is men recognized each other from last year. >> we said we will set up our tents and try to get deals. >> we have coffee and tea and everything. >> according to the national retail federation, stores depend on holiday sales for 25 to 40% of their annual revenue. spending is expected to be up 4.1% this year and some shoppers say they like the convenience of the longer hours. >> it adds an extra day and it helps out. >> i think i like to it have it on thanksgiving so now i can plan more. after this i need to go to the other malls and then tomorrow i need to plan for costco. >>> target and many other stores are staying open tonight through friday evening and judging by how full
, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know
us be the world-class city we are. giving ourselves the world class heart we have, so happy thanksgiving everybody. >> the nair and the members of the police staff helped carve 150 turkeys at the salvation army harbor life center. tomorrow, the salvation army will deliver up to 5,000 turkeys to seniors around maroon county. >> aspirin tar's restaurant in sasalito is offering three thanksgiving dings. the -- linear. last thanksgiving. volunteers served omon 100,000 meals. go to ktvu.com to help support bay area holiday give aways. psychological down to the hot topics section and look for the link. >>> continuing coverage -- our janet life along the scene, just south of the cliff house, explained on you the spill hatched and explain at&t what the corrosion are looking how they're looking it up. >> this section of this great highway remains enclosed right now, but they hope to reopen it in the next hour. you see the crews out here, they say that they are almost finished pumping out the contaminated water but this beach will remain closed. clean-up corrosion shoveling sand and
to use alternate points. if you are heading to san francisco, you will pretty much be diverted off. there is no estimated time at this point for any re-opening, but we'll continue to follow this and have more as it develops. >>> in other news tonight police arrested 42 people at a house party in san josi and did that they described as an army of officers to do it. eric rasmussen is live at police headquarters where he heard from police and part- goers who just got out of jail. >> reporter: maureen for their part police say they had bottles thrown at them. one officer was hurt badly enough he had to go to the hospital, but tonight some of those people at the house party told us that they are the victims. showing off bruises and rubber bullets. >> they forget their evidence. >> reporter: a few of the 42 people arrested by san josi police friday night took us inside the scene of a 22nd birthday party that now looks more like a war-zone. >> there was a knock on the door and says everybody needs to come out. no one would come out. >> reporter: this man didn't want to show his face and
hernandez is live at the scene. >> reporter: we just heard from the battalion chief and told us many of those sent to the hospital have just been released. that's within the last few minutes. a gas representative is still checking all of the apartments in that duplex right behind me with the lights off. now the san francisco fire department says 11 people were transported to the hospital after the adults, there were eight adults, three children registered for high levels of carbon monoxide in their bloodstream. now a dispatcher received the call about 7:00 after hearing a carbon monoxide alarm sounding. >> basically we got a knock on the door from our neighbors and told us there was a carbon monoxide leak in the house. when we got out there was a fire truck and a lot of ambulances up and down the street. >> reporter: now some symptoms of the carbon monoxide poisoning, some of the residents had headaches and scratchy throughouts. the battalion chief is common cause is a faulty heater or stove. right now they still don't know the cause of this leak tonight. they till tell me the family
will not forget that. >> reporter: this is their grandson's memorial. bill showed us what he wears around his neck. his youth unmistakable. one year ago today josh learned a roadside bomb ended tonight. tonight people gathered in front of veteran's memorial hall. they remembered the marine's life and how he changed theirs. >> ♪ >> reporter: with a hand over her heart and eyed crossed, denise remembers the loss of others. >> the lives lost in this community are priceless. >> we weren't sure if we wanted to have something because we didn't know that the day would bring us as far as emotions but more and more people were asking and it seemed like they wanted to come together. >> reporter: remembers their son in such a public way helps the foundation started in honor of josh's death. as the group grows the support hasn't waiverred. >> the response in the town was amazed and it hasn't waiverred a built. >> reporter: primo's donated 10% of their proceeds for anyone who came in and mentioned josh's foundation. >>> the service at evergreen cemetery recalled america's worse mass suicide. coleader jones a
by the vandals. the police told us there have been no arrests in the casism the evening commute is easing up after a big rig crash snarled traffic. a tractor trailer crashed into the divider of 680 near stone ridge at noon. the driver was pulled from the cab taken to the hospital after commanipulating of pain. it blocked all assault and battery lanes. traffic inched by on the shoulder. they spent the day cleaning up the wreckage including 40 gallons of spilled fuel. all lanes reopened at 5:15. now to east oak land. ground breaking for the first new store in 20 years. officials and executives at the kroger company grabbed shovels. the 80,000 square foot foods coast store will afrpgor the shopping center at 106th avenue. they say this area has been known as a food desert for years with many going for miles to get to a full-service grocery store. >> we are most tkpaoeuted about the fact that we are going to create 450 to 500 jobs in a community that has unemployment rates that approach 25%. it is really what it is is all about. >> developers say they lined up other retailers including ross and
down as ktvu's laurean blanco told us at least one person had a run in with police. >> if you continue to ignore me, i'm going to have to take you to jail. >> reporter: what started as a protest against measure f turned into a confrontation with cops. an officer sited one protester for blocking the sidewalk. >> we don't want to see measure f pass. it's blatantly unconstitutional. >> reporter: the measure bans sitting on the sidewalk between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. people parked on the popular walk way today tells us it's counter to the city's counter culture. >> this is one of the few places where people actually walk instead of drive. it's hard to reach people nowadays. >> a lot of our people tell us they're uncomfortable. a lot of people in berkeley say i don't go to telegraph anymore. >> we need to reclaim our public places so everybody feels comfortable and enjoys the downtown. >> reporter: these protesters would make the same argument for different reasons. >> let's get together and stop these rules ♪ sitting shouldn't be so hard to do. >> reporter: if measure f passes, it woul
in the shadelands business park when she was grabbed. the two men drove the victim to atm's, and used her business card. what you're looking at here are images of one of the suspects who went by the name aubrey. police say the other suspect went by the name david. >>> an artist from southern california will not face charges, following his arrest at a security check point at oakland airport because of his watch. 49-year-old jeffrey mcgan went to court this morning and learned the alameda district attorney has declined to file charges. tsa stopped him after noticing his watch might be some sort of timing device for an explosive. he was arrested, then posted bail, and was released. here is a picture of that watch. his attorney says his client is an artist, and he made the watch. he also says, mcgann has flown with it before without any problems. >>> defense attorneys for one goh told a superior court judge that a psychiatrist has found goh is a paranoid schizophrenic. the defense says goh is unable to cooperate with his lawyers, because he doesn't understand the justice system. >> the defense still
gathering spot is the in castro where adults dress up for a street party. amber lee live to show us how that party is getting started. >> happy halloween, everybody. it's been raining on and off during the past hour here. it stopped for the moment but looks like people are still ready to party tonight. >> there we go. >> reporter: this is carr men and her orange and black glory. expiring to mrs., the popular giants player. >> it's a party. just a big party. we loved it. >> reporter: then there's this family dressed as big bird and dog i did guised as a bad. we also found a group of international students that said this is fair thirst halloween sell -- they're first halloween celebration. >> reporter: had t remains to be seen it rain will keep people away. there is a police command post. we're told this area along with the mission and the gary corridor is getting extra attention tonight in recent years the castro has been mostly peaceful, after the city stopped closing streets and stopped allowing live entertainmen. the that's the latest from here. >>> in the south bay officials in san j
do that to someone and live with yourself. >> reporter: san josi police told us by phone that the shooting happened moments before 1:30 this morning, but investigators already have witnesses. police won't say much other than there is no quick fix to the number of homicides seen in this city over the last few years. last years hit 40. this past august police dealt with a violent crime spree lasting eleven days. eight people died. the deputyf department spokesman says with less than ten gang-related he is reluctant to tie it to gang activity. >> it's just devastating. >> reporter: but for neighbors in this complex, this is a story about their loss, and what one family will never get back. >> he wasn't a troublemaker. he was a good person. he was a good father. >> why did they have to get a gun and take someone's life? that is what i don't get. >> reporter: robert agulto leaves behind two young children, ages 3 and 1. police haven't made any arrests. reporting live in san josi, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in menlo park are investigating a drive-by shoo
presidential campaign behind him, president barack obama used his first major remarks since reelection to dive right into a showdown over the looming fiscal cliff. >> we are serious about about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> a group of middle class miles an hours, the president staked his position for crucial negotiations develop the white house and capitol hill. extending a negotiation with both parties meeting with him next friday. they warn the combination of tax cuts set to expire and automatic federal spending cuts poised start kicking in on january 1st could put the country back into a recession if a compromise is not reached. the chief negotiator, house speaker, said on friday that raising taxes is not the answer. >> everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: without an agreement the average american household
's clerk. damage to vehicles might be covered we auto insurance. >>> port officials tell us via e-mail that benjamin will not receive any severance or payment in exchange for his retirement. the board is still investigating quan. we've been told he's left the country. the retirement of its executive director follow our ktvu investigation including a 5,000 bill from a houston strip club charged to the port. >>> 26-year-old garrett gibson is recovered from a major concussion as well as scrapes and bruises. he was hit by an suv while bicycling yesterday morning. investigators say the suspect was driving a late model black porsche cayanne. if caught the driver could be hit felony charges for hit-and- run and theft since the bicycle is still missing. >>> police say they show one of the kidnappers at an atm last week. investigators say the two men held a 57-year-old woman captive for several hours while they drove around using her atm card. the man in the video is described as white in his early to mid-20s, 5'11", about 185 pounds with short dark hair. the second kidnapper is described
and friends have been gather here at the hospital. and they just told us the name of the victim, sandica patel and her daughter sal. >> reporter: relatives and friends came to the hospital to keep a vigil to the mother and daughter. they're also mourning the death of another daughter, misha tand. featured here on her facebook page. >> i didn't know it would turn out like this. i'm just very sorry that it had to happen. >> reporter: the highway patrol says nisha was driving in her family's gold lexus suv when her vehicle slammed into the back of a police cruiser. >> for an unknown reason the gold suv swerved to the right, struck our patrol car, the left rear and continued to overturn. >> reporter: the chp says alcohol and drugs were not factors in the accident. and it's still trying to determine what caused the father to veer off the road. friends tell us the tandel family had driven from san bruno late last night to the gilroy outlets to go shopping. >> they wanted to go shopping for black friday. and then so like this morning, they were coming back from gilroy. >> reporter: friends also say n
fit. the driver jerked the wheel and crashed into a used truck lot. ten trucks were damaged. the driver was not seriously hurt and will not be sited for this crash. >>> an abrupt end for a family institution that has been a staple for a decade. drakes will have to close tomorrow. >> reporter: oyster farming is ending. >> disbelief, a combination that creates a shock. >> reporter: interior secretary salazar personally phoned him today. larry says he was stunned that the park lease is over. his family business gone, 30 people instantly out of work. >> this is going to have a profound effect to west marin. >> reporter: customers also stunned. >> it's so sad that now this will not happen anymore. we could very well be the last people. >> reporter: last wednesday we showed you secretary salazar visiting. an environmental impact study found the farm harmed marine mammals. it has gotten praise for sustainability, low environmental impact and jobs in marin. >> right now i feel bad. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i don't know. >> reporter: the company says it cannot reloca
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